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Gittens Leads Delegation Focusing on Diversification, Expansion of Transportation Industry

The senator said this week’s trip was the result of “very exhilarating discussions” with global industry leaders that he initiated in January.

Plaskett Releases Statement Regarding Caneel Bay Resort

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, released the following statement regarding the Caneel Bay Resort on St. John.

Department of Interior Awards Technical Assistance Program Grant to VITEMA

The VITEMA award will be used to upgrade the 911 Emergency Communication Center in both districts.

Volunteers Remove More Than 3,000 Lbs. of Debris From Coral Bay Mangroves

Volunteers cleaned 0.25 miles of mangrove debris from the shoreline in Coral Bay on Saturday, July 24.  Much of the debris found had lingered as a result of the hurricanes.

Districts Announce In-Person Orientation Schedules for School Year 2021-2022

Schools in both the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts will host in-person orientations for students and parents on Aug. 2-5 and Aug. 9 on the school campuses.

STX BMV Office Closes Temporarily Due to COVID-19 Exposure

The Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ St. Croix Office will be closed effective Monday July 26, until further notice.

Labor Holds Rapid Response Event for Workers Affected by Limetree Bay Lay-offs

The V.I. Department of Labor’s goal is to administer a system of effective programs and services designed to develop, protect and maintain a viable workforce.

Talk DLCA’ to Present Virtual Series of Open Conversations About Issues With Community

The virtual series will take place on the second Wednesday of every month beginning at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 11.

Highway Renamed at Ceremony to Honor Judy M. Gomez Esq.

The Judy M. Gomez Highway, formerly named the Charles Harwood Highway, is located in the Contant area on St. Thomas. The former educator, legislator and attorney gave a compelling and heartfelt speech,.

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett Hosts JROTC Students From CAHS in Washington, D.C.

Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett released the following statement regarding her recent visit with JROTC students from the Charlotte Amalie High School.